Massive G20 Protests

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    April 2: Police maintain a presence near the Bank of England in the City of London, while G20 summit leaders hold talks at the ExCel center. Outbreaks of violence in big protests a day earlier in the capital's financial district had led to 86 arrests but only a few hundred demonstrators were seen throughout the city early Thursday for the start of the summit.

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    April 2: Police officers move protesters back in central London's financial district. At the Bank of England in central London, demonstrators returned to the scene of violent clashes to express their anger at the death of a man near a protest camp late Wednesday. Organizers say they observed a minute of silence and set up a wall of condolences before yelling 'Shame on you!' at police. The circumstances surrounding the 47-year-old man's death were unclear.

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    April 2: A man looks as he walks past graffiti written on the wall of Bank of England by protesters who demonstrated outside the Bank Wednesday, as world leaders from the Group of 20 countries gather for a Summit at the ExCel center.

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    April 2: French extreme climber Alain Robert is detained after he climbed the Lloyd's building in the City of London to unveil a banner in a protest calling for awareness of climate change, as world leaders from the G20 countries gather for a Summit at the ExCel center.

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    April 1: A British police officer in riot gear looks on as protesters throw eggs and other objects during a rally in central London's financial district. Some 4,000 anarchists, anti-capitalists, environmentalists and others clogged the streets of London's financial district ahead of the G20 leaders' summit in London Thursday.

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    April 1: A protester holds a placard during a rally in central London's financial district. Some 4,000 anarchists, anti-capitalists, environmentalists and others clogged the streets of London's financial district ahead of the G20 leaders' summit in London Thursday. While most of the protests were peaceful, some protesters clashed with riot police, breaking into the heavily guarded Royal Bank of Scotland and smashing its windows. Nearly two dozen people were arrested.

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    April 1: Police officers in riot gear pull a protester down from a lamp post as they clear a road in the City of London during a demonstration against financial institutions as world leaders from the G20 countries gather for a summit.

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    April 1: A riot police officer stands behind a broken window of a Royal Bank of Scotland branch, near the Bank of England in London, during G20 protests.

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    April 1: A protester throws a computer screen at the windows of a branch of the Royal bank of Scotland in London during a G20 protest.

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    April 1: A demonstrator climbs out from broken windows of a Royal Bank of Scotland branch, near the Bank of England in London, during a G20 protest.

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    April 1: A police officer stands inside the RBS Bank on Thread Needle Street, after one of its windows were smashed during G20 demonstrations, in central London.

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    April 1: Police officers on horseback push protesters back in London's financial district, ahead of the G20 summit. World leaders are gathering in London for the Group of 20 summit amid an unprecedented security operation to protect the meeting from violent protests and terrorists.

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    April 1: A police officer leads a detained protester to a police van in central London's financial district following scuffles ahead of the G20 summit.

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    April 1: Riot police confront protesters, one covered in red liquid thrown at police, near the Bank of England in London, as thousands of demonstrators converged on the city to protest against the G20 scheduled for April 2.

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    April 1: A police officer with red liquid on his face and uniform outside the Bank of England faces protesters in central London.

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    April 1: Riot police confront protesters, one covered in red liquid thrown at police, near the Bank of England in London, as thousands of demonstrators converged on the city to protest against the G20 scheduled for April 2.

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    April 1: Riot police confront protesters, one covered in red liquid thrown at police, near the Bank of England in London, as thousands of demonstrators converged on the city to protest against the G20 scheduled for April 2.

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    April 1: Riot police confront protesters near the Bank of England in London, as thousands of demonstrators converged on the center of the city to protest against the G20 scheduled for April 2.

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    April 1: Climate protesters sit atop a bus stop in London's financial district, as office workers watch from windows, ahead of the G20 summit. World leaders are gathering in London for the Group of 20 summit amid an unprecedented security operation to protect the meeting from violent protests and terrorists.

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    April 1: Hooded protesters gather in central London's financial district, ahead of the G20 summit. World leaders are gathering in London for the Group of 20 summit amid an unprecedented security operation to protect the meeting from violent protests and terrorists.

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    April 1: Protesters face a line of police near the Bank of England in the City of London, as thousands of demonstrators converged on the center of the city to protest against the G20 scheduled for April 2.

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    March 31: Workmen board up the World War I War Memorial in front of the Bank of England in central London's City financial district, ahead of potential protests during the upcoming G20 summit. World leaders are gathering in London for the Group of 20 summit amid an unprecedented security operation to protect the meeting from possible violent protests.

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    April 1: A police officer appears bemused by a blue liquid thrown by protesters outside the Bank of England, during the G20 protests in the center of London.

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    April 1: U.S. President Barack Obama waves to the crowds as he leaves the residence of Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown in Downing Street.

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